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Showing posts from May, 2019

CAA One-A-Day: Duck, Death and the Tulip

Well, this is gorgeous...
Duck, Death and the Tulip from Jorge Sandoval on Vimeo.

CAA Careers: Animator position at Framestore, London

Framestore are on the lookout for an Animator! 
Working closely with the Animation Lead and Supervisor to produce high quality animation which creates compelling, story-driven and action packed moments that fit within the style and pacing of the filmWorking closely with the Rigging and Pipeline departments providing suggestions and feedback to improve character setup, visual quality, rigs and tool functionalityAnimating both primary and secondary characters and elementsMeeting schedules and show deadlinesOngoing communication with Production and Lead regarding schedules and deadlinesWorking efficiently as part of a team, or independently, to complete assigned shotsSubmitting shots for review and follow through with notes and feedback if requiredContinuing to become familiar with new tools, software, data and other related technology

Essential Skills: Previous experience in a similar roleA thorough knowledge of MayaAn understanding of physical motion, weight, balance, …

CAA Careers: Motion Design workshop with Mainframe

Created Academy are back with their series of 'Lates'... talks and workshops that get you up close and personal with industry!
On the 13th June, they are hosting a workshop with MAINFRAME. 
Get exclusive insights into the day to day world of working at a major studio, get your work reviewed by industry professionals and leave with a secret or two in your pocket.
What you'll get... 

Project X: From Brief To Delivery

We’ll kick off with a talk by the pros at Mainframe. They’ll take you through how they brought to life one of their latest motion design projects, running through the whole process from the client brief to the finished article. There will then be a Q&A session where you can questions about the project.

Portfolio Hustle

And it gets better. You’ll then be paired up with motion design professionals who’ll give feedback on your work and advice on how to improve your portfolio.

This event is FREE so as you can imagine, places will be snapped up fast... go HERE

CAA Careers: 'Inside Bloomsbury Publishing for Animators and Video Editors'

Coming up on the 20th June... Inside Bloomsbury Publishing for Animators and Video EditorsStep inside Bloomsbury headquarters as they talk openly about how they work with animators and video makers to create inspiring films about their books.Here's what you can expect...'In a brand new event series, Inside Bloomsbury, we open up about how we create and publish our books by inviting key members of the Bloomsbury team to talk about what they do in more detail than ever before. In this fourth event of the series, we bring together members of our talented marketing team to talk about the way they use video content like animations, trailers and stories in their campaigns, especially on social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook, to engage with an author's readers and fans online. 
We're delighted to have Trâm-Anh Doan, Head of Digital Marketing, joined by Anthony and Jason from Robot Ninja, a creative video collective, who are responsible for some of our most …

CAA Careers: Exciting work opportunity with The Flying Colour Company

The Flying Colour Company are now launching their 2019 post-graduate recruitment campaign!  

Here's what they have to say -

FAO CAA Year 2: End of Year Tutorials Cancelled

Year 2: End of Year Tutorials
Due to third year assessments and UCA staff meetings, second year end of year tutorials scheduled for Friday 17th May will be cancelled. However, your Premise and Toolkit 2 assessments and feedback will be available online (on myUCA) for you to read either by the end of Friday 17th or the start of Monday 20th May. If anyone wishes to discuss their grade or feedback, please contact me via email. Thanks Alan

Tombola Of Dreams 2019 - And The Winner Is....

Many thanks to everyone who bought tickets for Friday's Tombola of Dreams 2019 Prize Draw! Between us we raised the princely sum of £1120!  Congratulations team!